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MBC Wins F1 Broadcast Exclusive Rights for MENA Region

2019-03-20 - 2:05 am

Bahrain Mirror: Dubai-based MBC Group has announced that it acquired the rights to broadcast the FIA Formula One races in the Middle East and North Africa region. The broadcaster will offer F1 racing free-to-air under the deal which gives MBC five-year exclusive rights to show all 21 races.

MBC will air all stages of the tournament, including practice sessions, qualifiers as well as race day.

The F1 circuit returns to the Middle East for the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019 from March 29-31. The final event of the season, the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019 will take from November 29 to December 1.

The contract began last week with live coverage of the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.


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